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8 edition of A midwife"stale found in the catalog.

A midwife"stale

the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812

by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballard, Martha, -- 1735-1812.,
  • Midwives -- Maine -- Hallowell -- Biography.,
  • Midwives -- Maine -- Augusta -- Biography.,
  • Hallowell (Me.) -- Biography.,
  • Augusta (Me.) -- Biography.,
  • Kennebec River Valley (Me.) -- Social life andcustoms.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurel Thatcher Ulrich.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF29.H15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 444 p. :
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21361694M
    ISBN 100394568443


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He has written for Esquire, Glimmer Train Stories, The Greensboro Review, The Readerville Journal and other literary   I have an essay on the book, "A Midwife's Tale" my essay question is as follows Discuss the meaning of the idea that "all men are created equal." What does this come to mean nationally in the years What does it mean in the Kennebec Valley in the lives of members of the Ballard family and the community around Hallowell.

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